Thomas Hobbs
​​​Thomas Hobbs

Thomas Hobbs has more than 20 years of experience in Florida politics, starting his career in Governor Bush’s Office of Drug Control Policy, and continuing work in the Governor’s Office of Policy and Budget leading the Special Projects Division.

Later he moved to the Florida House of Representatives for two years as the Deputy Director for the Majority Whip. He spent the last ten years as a contract lobbyist representing multiple Fortune 500 companies, technology and education clients, as well as municipalities and special districts.

Hobbs is a Major serving in the Florida Army National Guard, currently assigned as the Headquarters Commander for Camp Blanding Joint Training Center. He joined in 2007, enlisting as a Combat Engineer before graduating from Officer Candidate School and commissioning as a Military Intelligence Officer in 2009. He was selected to go to Army Flight School in 2011 and is an HH-60 Blackhawk Medevac Pilot. He served in Iraq from 2016-2017, earning a Meritorious Service Medal for his actions.​​

Hobbs is a two-time graduate of Florida State University, earning his Bachelor’s Degree in Interdisciplinary Social Science in 2002 and his Master’s Degree in Political Science in 2004.